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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86419
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American F-86F-5 Sabre
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-2938
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yellow Sea -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RKSW
Destination airport:
F-86F-5 51-2938 (51th FIW, 25th FIS)Flown by Capt Floyd W.Salze. In RF-80 recce photo mission escort, 51-2938 had engine failure, loss power and Salze take HDG to the Yellow Sea for eject. Few AAA observed and no MiGs were spotted. Bail out at 10,000 ft. Wingman 1th Lt Robert R.Brackett had escorted him and contacted rescued. Unsucefull rescue by the helicopter, Salze was still attached to his parachute. SA-16 Dumbo called but was too late. Salze had already drowned.

L.Krylov, Y.Tepsurkaev, I Seidov, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson,X.Zhang,Korwald,R.Brackett,V.Zabelin,M.Mikhin.

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Revision history:

28-Apr-2011 09:41 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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